Re: Is a dormant C Corp required to file a federal tax return?

Is a dormant C Corp required to file a federal tax return?
If no, is it necessary to send in a blank return with the notation of "dormant corp" or something to that effect?
[There were no activities in 2017 and may stay that way until I decide whether to terminate the corp.] TIA
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Yes, a dormant corporation is required to filed a federal income tax return.
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Yes, even a corporation that has no income or deductions is supposed to file a federal tax return. It's likely also required annually to file documents with the state in which it is incorporated, and pay a tax or fees there to keep it in good standing.
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